Hope & Anchor, 123 Acre Lane, Brixton, Lambeth SW2

Lambeth pub history index

Dating from as least 1815 when mentioned in Victuallers lists. It was shown as the Hope Tavern and Tea Gardens on a map dated 1829, in 1834-45 it was known as the Hope but reverted to Hope & Anchor by 1853. The 1833 Pigots also lists it as the Hope & Anchor. It was rebuilt with a bowling green in 1889. Young & Co bought the lease in 1891 and the freehold in 1933.  It was rebuilt again in 1937, this time in Brewers' Tudor style. It was CAMRA pub of the year in 1993 ** This pub has been rebranded as a branch of the Grand Union chain and by at least mid-2012. * Also sometimes listed as the Anchor and Hope, Acre lane, e.g. in the 1847, 1850, 1854 and 1862 license transfers

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in the Lambeth parish, Surrey, London. This includes Kennington, Brixton, Lambeth, Norwood, Peckham & Waterloo Road.

Residents at this address.

1825/William Skinner, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane/../../Victuallers Recognizances

1832/Mr Holes, Hope and Anchor, Acre lane, Brixton/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Daniel B Hole, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane/../../Pigots Directory

1834/Daniel Hole/../../../Victuallers lists **

1836/William Shapley, Hope & Anchor, West Brixton/../../Pigot's Directory

1840/Robert Sassams, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane/../../Pigots Directory

November 1847/Beatrice Ann Clementina Higg/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1847/Henry King/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

February 1850/Henry King/Outgoing Licensee/../../Morning Advertiser

February 1850/William Prior/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Advertiser

1851/William Prior, Anchor & Hope Acre lane/../../Post Office Directory

1851/William Prior/Victualler/48/Harlow, Essex/Census
1851/Eliza Prior/Wife/47/Harlow, Essex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Prior/Daughter/15/Harlow, Essex/Census
1851/James Prior/Son/13/Harlow, Essex/Census
1851/John Prior/Son/5/Harlow, Essex/Census
1851/Charles Taylor/House Servant/22/Trinity row, Islington/Census

July 1854/John Millidge/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1854/William Seymour/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Mrs M A Seymour, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane, West Brixton/../../Post Office Directory

February 1862/James Killham/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1862/Thomas Welch/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1867/H Davis, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane, Brixton/../../Post Office Directory

1878/John Baldwin, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane, Brixton/../../Post Office Directory

1881/John Baldwin/Licensed Victualler/39/Godstone, Surrey/Census
1881/Jane Baldwin/Wife/41/Farndridge, Surrey/Census
1881/Kate Wiltshire/Barmaid/26/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1881/David J Griffiths/Potman/27/Brixton, Surrey/Census

1891/James F Summers/Licensed Victualler/27/Honiton, Devon/Census
1891/Emily H Summers/Wife/24/Exmouth, Devon/Census
1891/Ellen Clitheroe/General Servant/22/East Dereham, Norfolk/Census
1891/Frank H Sampson/Barman/18/Fordham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Harry Price/Barman/25/London/Census
1891/Elizabeth Afford/Lodger, Dressmaker/30/Reston Bissett, Buckinghamshire/Census

1896/William F Summers, Hope & Anchor, 123 Acre Lane, Brixton/../../Post Office Directory

1894 - 1920/William Farmer/../../../.. **

1901/William F Farmer/Licensed Victualler/31/Honiton, Devon/Census
1901/Annie Farmer/Wife/31/Devon/Census
1901/Annie Farmer/Daughter/8/Kennington, London/Census
1901/Reginald Farmer/Son/6/Southwark, London/Census
1901/Lucy Farmer/Daughter/3/Brixton, London/Census
1901/Eli Farmer/Son/2 months/Brixton, London/Census
1901/Bessie Robins/Assistant/36/Portsmouth, Hants/Census
1901/Margery Young/Domestic Servant, Widow/54/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Charles Hiscox/Barman/22/Sidmouth, Devon/Census
1901/Tom Mller/Barman/19/Chatham, Kent/Census

1904/William Frank Farmer/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/William Frank Farmer/../../../Post Office Directory

William Farmer who was still there in partnership till 1944 **

1944/W F & E A Farmer/../../../Post Office Directory

1950 - 1956/Walter Howes/../../../.. **

2006/Charles Fleming/../../../.. **

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